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Archive for May 15th, 2009

Now it is Speaker Pelosi’s turn to be in the hot seat. The GOP, desperate for a victory or trophy of sorts, has set its sights on Speaker Pelosi and what she knew or didn’t know about water boarding. In reading the various articles about Speaker Pelosi going mano a mano with the CIA while at the same time her GOP counterparts are throwing gasoline on the fire, you don’t see any lefties coming to her defense. I guess lefties aren’t too comfortable weighing on her behalf on an issue like water boarding because what happens if on down the line other stuff comes out that sheds doubt on the Speaker’s claims. Lefties don’t want to have egg on their face on an issue as volatile as water boarding. It looks like she is kind of on her own for now.

The President has his hands full these days dealing with banks, credit card companies, the automobile industry, health care, The Fighting Irish, Somali pirates, Afghanistan, Iran, and Iraq. In order for this to go away and prevent Speaker Pelosi from dangling in the wind, The President is going to have to step in, reign in his CIA, wave his presidential scepter, and kind of make it all disappear. If he doesn’t, Speaker Pelosi will lose credibility and become another casualty of politics. Commentary doesn’t have a problem with adding Speaker Pelosi to the bailout list.

In talking to my buddy Hector yesterday, getting more early voting locations around here is easier said than done. You have state laws to deal with, the County Commissioners, and then you have to find folks that will rent you a facility. I think we need to put together a bi-partisan group of folks here in Harris County to sit down and come up with a plan to figure out how we add more locations.

Commentary will be on “Red, White, and Blue” this evening at 8:30 pm along with my special guests David Jones, Gary Polland, and Leo Vasquez – check it out as we discuss whether or not Christian Bale was the right choice for the next “Terminator” movie. “Red, White, and Blue” will also be shown this Sunday afternoon at 5 pm.

I wonder who has better odds in Vegas today – Speaker Pelosi hanging on to her gig or the Rockets winning Game 7 this Sunday.

Yesterday’s ‘Stros game was Wandyful. If Wandy keeps it up, he could be representing us in San Luis for the All Star Game on July 14. All Star possibilities also include Michael Bourn who is hitting .317, Numero 45 at .328, Hunter Pence at .333, and Miggy at .314 as we head into Wrigley for three beginning this afternoon so move over CNN.

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